September 20–October 11
The Seven Year Itch
George Axelrod

January 9–31
Crime and Punishment in America
Cops by Terry Curtis Fox and
Hello Out There by William Saroyan

March 19-22
American Century's
Broadway Hit Parade

compiled by Jack Marshall,
Tom Fuller, and Jacqueline Manger

July 17–August 8
Twelve Angry Men
Reginald Rose

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Native Son

… intense and absorbing…
… tautly directed by Bob Bartlett…
… a large and talented cast …
… the performances keep audiences fully engaged …

- Washington Post

… a testament to [TACT’s] unflinching ability to breathe life
into discarded and disregarded relics ….
American theater is better for it.
… American Century Theater pulls out all stops to assure a rock solid production.

- D.C. Theatre Scene

… crackles with energy…
… beautifully staged …


… an insightful production …
Bob Bartlett skillfully directs a large cast to bring [the play’s] poetry to life.
Early is powerful, sensitive and thoroughly credible as Bigger

- Washington Examiner

… well worth seeing …
- Falls Church News-Press

Once again the American Century Theater brings us dramatic pleasure
with one of the great plays of yesteryear
[s]tar turns with … fine acting

- AllArtsReview4U